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Sep 22, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Peace River Films.Time-Life Video.
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Combines symphonic music, detailed nature photography, and a lyric commentary to evoke an emotional as well as intellectual appreciation of the ecology of an ocean inlet. Describes the interrelationship of the ocean, bay, barrier beach, and salt marsh and shows the animals that inhabit this ecosystem.
Topics: nova (television program), Coastal ecology, Marine ecology, Salt marsh ecology, Ecology
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Sep 21, 2021 Paula S ApsellAlec NisbettMick RhodesSimon Campbell-JonesWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)King Features Entertainment, Inc.British Broadcasting Corporation.
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Looks at the realities of airline safety, using a flight from London to Los Angeles as a case study. Examines crew training and responsibilities, equipment maintenance, and air traffic control systems. Also explores the role of the aircraft builder in designing and constructing safe airplanes.
Topics: nova (television program), Aeronautics -- Safety measures
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Sep 21, 2021 Bo G EriksonCarl O LöfmanSari SapirMick RhodesSveriges radio aktiebolag.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Heart attack and stroke are the leading causes of death in the industrialized world. Medical photographer, Lennart Nilsson has filmed the progressive stages of deterioration of blood vessels which leads to heart attack and strokes.
Topics: nova (television program), Cerebrovascular disease, Cerebral arteriosclerosis, Coronary heart...
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Sep 21, 2021 Mick RhodesBrian KaufmanWGBH Educational Foundation.Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
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A composite portrait of Edward Teller, assembled from interviews with the nuclear scientist, with his associates, and with his opponents. Also gives a history of nuclear weapons research in America.
Topics: nova (television program), Teller, Edward, 1908-2003, Physicists -- United States -- Biography,...
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Sep 21, 2021 Robin DatesMick RhodesWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Time-Life Video.
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Explores the extraordinary series of events and lucky coincidences that have led to the development of a potential vaccine for hepatitis-B.
Topics: nova (television program), Hepatitis B
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Aug 21, 2021 Robin Bottle, Brian Kaufman, Mick Rhodes, British Broadcasting Corporation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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A documentary using the first cast iron bridge spanning the Severn River near Colebrookdale in Western England as the focal point for the history of coke-fired iron production.
Topics: nova (television program), Iron industry and trade -- England, Iron industry and trade, England
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Aug 21, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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:On the issue of industrial versus small-scale technology and the appropriateness of either method for the developing nations of the world, this program looks at work wherever and however it is occurring in rural and industrial India. Shows how industrialization on a large scale has left 20 million people in a population of 650 million out of work.
Topics: nova (television program), Technological innovations -- India, Working class -- India,...
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Aug 21, 2021 Paula S Apsell, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), King Features Entertainment, Inc.
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A new medical specialty--sports medicine--promises to help prevent and cure athletic injuries.
Topics: nova (television program), Sports medicine, Sports injuries, Sports accidents
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Aug 21, 2021 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Describes the sugar industry and sugar substitutes. Also Non-traditional uses of sugar and its future as an energy source.
Topics: nova (television program), horizon (television program), Sugar, Sugar substitutes
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Aug 21, 2021 Brian Kaufman, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), King Features Entertainment, Inc.
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Examines the promise of nuclear fusion, which, if controlled, can be a cheap, clean, inexhaustible source of energy.
Topics: nova (television program), Nuclear fusion, Controlled fusion, Nuclear energy, Power resources
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Aug 21, 2021 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Explores the use of hydrogen as a pollution-free source of energy that is comparatively safe to use and can be produced from virtually any source of primary energy.
Topics: nova (television program), Hydrogen as fuel
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Aug 21, 2021 Stuart Harris, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), British Broadcasting Corporation., King Features Entertainment, Inc.
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Deals with the subject of manganese nodules containing copper, manganese, iron, nickel, and cobalt that lie deep in the ocean beyond any national jurisdiction. Discusses questions of international sea law governing the mining and development of these resources.
Topics: nova (television program), Manganese nodules, Ocean mining -- International cooperation, Marine...
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Aug 21, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), WGBH Educational Foundation
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Deals with the struggle of Fred Young, a Navaho Indian, to move from the poverty of his childhood to his present position as a laser fusion researcher. Shows that for Fred and others like him survival means accommodation to an alien culture and the loss of native identity. Also deals with the lives of his relatives who have not been able to bridge the two cultures. 1 videocassette, 60 min. : 3/4 in Title from data sheet U standard Content, Michael Barnes
Topics: nova (television program), Young, Frederick, 1932-, Navajo Indians -- Biography, Navajo Indians --...
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Aug 20, 2021 Paula S Apsell, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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Discusses the controversy over the possible development of wilderness land in Alaska, and the economic and ecological factors involved. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Title on container: Alaska, the closing frontier Don Wescott Photographers, William Bacon, Peter Hoving ; graphics, Kathy Bennett, Tom Sumida, Stuart Darsch ; film editor, Eric Handley ; music, Jeff Lob
Topics: nova (television program), Nature conservation -- Alaska, Wilderness areas -- Alaska, Nature...
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Aug 20, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Barbara Gullahorn-Holecek, John Angier, Time-Life Video.
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Deals with the role of zoos in educating the public, breeding animals, and in acting as a refuge for wildlife faced with the destruction of its natural habitat. 1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : 1/2 in Ruby Dee Photographer, Peter Hoving ; film editor, David Berenson
Topics: nova (television program), Zoos
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Aug 20, 2021 Edward Goldwyn, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), British Broadcasting Corporation., Time-Life Video.
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Details the effort to control tsetse flies and the impact of these insects on livestock in a 1,000-mile-wide belt of land running across 35 African nations. 1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : 1/2 in Paul Vaughan Film cameramen, Ken Westbury, Colin Taylor ; graphic designer, Roger Kennedy ; film editor, Keith Wilton ; Horizon editor, Simon Campbell-Jones A BBC-TV production in association with WGBH Boston
Topics: horizon (television program), nova (television program), Tsetse-flies -- Control -- Africa,...
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Aug 20, 2021 Sari Sapir, Richard Taylor, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video., British Broadcasting Corporation.
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A discussion about how man has turned productive desert land into a wasteland, and the attempts being made to reverse this process. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Don Wescott Camera, Mike Spooner, Yoram Bar-Sadeh ; film editors, Nick Kaufman, Simon Hammond ; editors, Anthony Isaacs, Michael Andrews
Topics: nova (television program), Deserts -- Research, Deserts, Nature -- Effect of human beings on
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Aug 20, 2021 John Angier, Simon Campbell-Jones, Jacqueline Phillips-Shedd, British Broadcasting Corporation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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How a worldwide contest put up by English businessman Henry Kremer has helped to make successful man-powered flight a reality. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Tony Kahn Graphic designer, Margaret Perry ; film editor, Andrew Hall
Topics: nova (television program), Aeronautics
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Aug 20, 2021 Dominic Flessati, British Broadcasting Corporation., Time-Life Video., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Explores the efforts to produce the perfect custom-made grape, high yielding, disease resistant, and mechanically cultivated, harvested and fermented. 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : 1/2 in Paul Vaughan Film cameramen, Butch Calderwood, Chris Sadler ; graphic designer, Peter Clayton ; film editor, Peter Evans A BBC-TV production in association with WGBH Boston Intended audience: Intermediate to adult
Topics: horizon (television program), nova (television program), Wine and wine making, Viticulture
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Aug 20, 2021 Francis Gladstone, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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In 1969, Dr. Denton Cooley, a leading heart surgeon, implanted an artificial heart into a patient who died soon after. Three years later, Dr. Cooley became the defendant in a major malpractice case resulting from the operation. The trial is recreated by NOVA with a blend of scientific and legal drama. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in William Kiehl, Ralph Drischell, Jeanne Kaplan, Gil Rodgers, Charles White, John Clarkson Cinematographer, Boyd Estus ; film editors, Eric Neudel, Eric...
Topics: nova (television program), Cooley, Denton A., 1920-2016, Medical ethics, Heart, Artificial
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Aug 20, 2021 Barbara Gullahorn-Holecek, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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Compares civil defense preparedness in the United States and the Soviet Union in the event of a nuclear war. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Ted O'Brien Camera, Tim Hill ; animation, Salvatore Raciti, Patricia Stallone ; graphics, Tom Sumida, Stuart Darsch, Gregg Sibert, Tony Hurd ; film editor, Eric Handley
Topics: nova (television program), Civil defense, Civil defense -- United States, Atomic bomb -- Safety...
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Aug 17, 2021 Paula S Apsell, Edward Goldwyn, John Angier, King Features Entertainment, Inc., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Describes programs designed to bring medical services to the rural poor in Tanzania and Lee County, Arkansas. Both programs rely on health workers with only a few months training who provide basic medication and first aid. They also educate the population in sanitation practices designed to reduce the spread of disease. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in Ruby Dee Photographers, Peter Hoving, Soren Kloch ; editor, Martin Ostrow ; musical director, Newt Wayland
Topics: nova (television program), Public health -- Tanzania, Public health -- Arkansas -- Lee County,...
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Aug 17, 2021 Francis Gladstone, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Time-Life Films.
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Examines methods used in teaching means of communication to the deaf, including sign language, oral language, and "cued" language. Presents scenes and interviews which describe deaf people adjusting to a hearing world. 1 videocassette (VHS) (59 min.) : 1/2 in Paul Guilfoyle Photography, Peter Hoving ; film editor, Eric Handley
Topics: nova (television program), Deaf -- Means of communication, Deaf -- Education -- English language,...
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Aug 17, 2021 George Steiner 1929-2020., Christopher Martin, John Angier, British Broadcasting Corporation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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Comparative survey of the world's languages and their development. Discusses the social and political effects of language barriers and explores the possibility of a worldwide language. 2 videocassettes (VHS) (116 min.) : 1/2 in Title on container: Tongues of man Film cameramen, Godfrey Johnson, Yousouf Aziz ; illustrator, John Sewell ; graphic designer, Michael Graham-Smith ; film editors, Clare Douglas, Julian Miller pt. 1. Disaster at Babel -- pt. 2. A world language?
Topics: nova (television program), Sociolinguistics, Language and languages -- Origin, Language, Universal
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Aug 17, 2021 Barbara Gullahorn-Holecek, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), King Features Entertainment, Inc.
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Discusses the illegal export of rare animals and the impact it has on the world's animal populations and ecology. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in William Holden Camera, Jack Hazan, Phillip Munay, Mohan, H.J. Brown, Scott Robinson, Maurice Tibbles ; animation design, Salvatore Raciti ; film editor, Ron Blau ; music, Francois De Roubaix, Newton Wayland
Topics: nova (television program), Rare animals, Animal industry, Wildlife conservation
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Aug 17, 2021 Robin Brightwell, John Angier, British Broadcasting Corporation., PBS Video., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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:A historical look at the discovery of the birth control pill. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Ted O'Brien Film cameramen, Bill Matthews, Phil Maheux ; graphic design, Bob Cummins ; film editor, Susan New ; editor, Simon Campbell-Jones
Topics: nova (television program), Oral contraceptives, Contraceptives
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Aug 16, 2021 Robert Richter, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Focuses on the details surrounding a 1975 fire at the world's largest nuclear power plant in Brown's Ferry, Ala. Considers the general question of reactor safety in America's nuclear energy program. 1 videocassette, 58 min. : 3/4 in. + Title from data sheet U standard Also issued in 1/2 in. Beta cassette and as motion picture
Topics: nova (television program), Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Nuclear power plants -- Fires and fire...
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Aug 16, 2021 Simon Welfare, Kevin Sim, David Green, Duncan Dallas, John Angier, David Kuhn, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Yorkshire Television.
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Documentary about severe combined immune deficiency, a disease in which children are born with little or no immunity to disease. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Tony Kahn Camera, Dick Dodd, Peter Jackson, Royston Halladay, Tim Hill ; film editor, Tudor Lloyd
Topics: nova (television program), Immunological deficiency syndromes in children, Immunologic diseases in...
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Aug 16, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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A documentary on the problems that remain in the nation's coal mines and the human price paid for this source of energy. The program examines provisions of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 and then looks at conditions in the mines. 1 videocassette (60 min.) (U-matic) : 3/4 in Camera, Peter Hoving; graphics, Jack Foley; editor, Eric W. Handley; narrator, James Pritchett; music director, Newton Wayland
Topics: nova (television program), Coal mines and mining -- United States, Coal mines and mining --...
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Aug 16, 2021 Francis Gladstone, Patrick Griffin, John Angier, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video., California State University, Long Beach.
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Discussion of the V-2 rockets from their development in Germany during World War II. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Discussion of the V-2 rockets from their development in Germany during World War II Richard Kiley Cinematographer and film editor, Anthony Brennon ; graphics, Jack Foley, R.B. Hendron ; music consultant, William Malloch ; scientific and historical consultant, Dieter Huzel A WGBH production with California State University, Long Beach
Topics: nova (television program), Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Germany -- History, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Aug 16, 2021 Robert Reid, Michael Ambrosino, British Broadcasting Corporation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Now that pre-natal diagnosis of genetic diseases is becoming further developed, prospective mothers who are carriers of the disease hemophilia must face medical and ethical questions. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Now that pre-natal diagnosis of genetic diseases is becoming further developed, prospective mothers who are carriers of the disease hemophilia must face medical and ethical questions Title on container: Genetic change Tony Kahn Film cameraman, Alec Curtis ; film editor,...
Topics: nova (television program), Hemophilia -- Genetic aspects, Genetics
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Aug 16, 2021 Antonia Benedek, Ivor Noël Hume, David Wood, Glyn Edmund Daniel, British Broadcasting Corporation., Colonial Williamsburg Foundation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Kartes Video Communications.
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Shows historians and archeologists working to uncover and restore the eighteenth century community in Williamsburg 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in Shows historians and archeologists working to uncover and restore the eighteenth century community in Williamsburg VHS format [NTSC] Videocassette release of a 1975 production Director, Antonia Benedek; writers, Antonia Benedek, Ivor Noel Hume; exec. producer, Paul Johnstone; camera, Peter Chapman Ivor Noel Hume, Professor Glyn Daniel David Wood...
Topics: nova (television program), Documentary films, Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration --...
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Aug 16, 2021 David Kuhn, Frank Lazi, Heinz Von Matthey, Michael Ambrosino, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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Based on a film by Frank Lazi, presents a description of current scientific research being done in Antarctica. Discusses everyday living conditions, as well as the international cooperation involved. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Based on a film by Frank Lazi, presents a description of current scientific research being done in Antarctica. Discusses everyday living conditions, as well as the international cooperation involved Title on container: Antarctica, ninety degrees below Tony...
Topics: nova (television program), Discoveries in geography, Antarctica, Antarctica -- Discovery and...
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Jun 10, 2021 Fisher Dilke (Screenwriter) (Television director), Judith Bunting (Television producer), Patrick Stewart 1940- (Performer), British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, (Production company), WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Production company), Coronet (Firm)
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Describes the mission and accomplishments of Voyager I and Voyager II. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in. + VHS format Patrick Stewart Cameraman, Tom Evans ; film editors, Paul Rapley, Dave Wilson ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz, Mark T. White Originally broadcast on the television program Nova
Topics: nova (television program), Voyager Project, Exploration of outer space, Outer space -- Exploration,...
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May 30, 2021 Dan Chambers (Producer) (Director), June Cross, Sharon Tiller, WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video.
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Frontline investigates the security of the Russian nuclear arsenal, interviewing U.S. and Russian military commanders and scientists about the menacing potential for catastrophe in the former Soviet Union. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in Narrator, Will Lyman Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of Frontline VHS Produced and directed by Dan Chambers, June Cross, Sharon Tiller ; written by June Cross ; editor, Steve Audette ; narrator, Will Lyman
Topics: frontline (television program), Nuclear arms control, Military policy, Military readiness, Russia...
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May 30, 2021 Ofra Bikel, Jessica Savitch, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Shows Russian immigrants in the New York and Philadelphia areas and presents the Soviet view of American freedom. 1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in Broadcast as an episode of Frontline, June 13, 1983 Editor, Victor Nord ; camera, Jerry Pantzer ; Russian location photography, Michael Mierendorf Program introduction by Jessica Savitch ; narrated by Anita Sangiolo
Topics: frontline (television program), Russians -- United States, Russians, United States
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Apr 28, 2021 Joe Morton 1947-, Danielle Peck, Stephen Sweigart, British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), WGBH Video (Firm)
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Examines new technological developments used in exploring our universe 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in Not rated VHS format Combines live action and animation Narrator, Joe Morton Producers, Danielle Peck, Stephen Sweigart ; editors, Jon Bignold, Stephanie Munroe ; photography, John Adderly [and others] ; writer, Danielle Peck ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell Videocassette release of an episode of the Public Television series Nova
Topics: nova (television program), Life on other planets, Science television programs, Documentary...
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Feb 7, 2021 David Prowitt, National Educational Television and Radio Center., British Broadcasting Corporation., Bayerischer Rundfunk., Sveriges radio aktiebolag., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
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A survey of modern research on the mind in various countries of the world. Covers areas of mind development in children, effects of drugs, dreams, brain structure, chemical changes within the brain, the brain and sexuality, reasoning, and the power of the mind in controlling bodily functions. Includes interviews with Sir John Eccles, Donald Hebb, and B.F. Skinner. 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 119 min.) : 1/2 in Narrator, David Prowitt
Topics: the man of man (television program), Cognition, Brain
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Feb 3, 2021 Daniel Wolf, Eugene B Shirley, E G Marshall 1914-1998., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), Barraclough Carey Productions., Pacem Productions.
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Pivotal figures from the last decade of Soviet power recount the startling collapse of the empire, even as it bristled with military might. Soviet political, military and KGB officials reveal how Lenin's idea of world revolution led to the growth of a military-industrial complex that ultimately, proved to be the revolution's undoing. 1 videocassette (55 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, E.G. Marshall Producer, Eugene B. Shirley, Jr
Topics: messengers from moscow (television program), Diplomatic relations, Politics and government, Soviet...
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Feb 3, 2021 Daniel Wolf, Eugene B Shirley, E G Marshall 1914-1998., Cherfas Teresa, WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), Barraclough Carey Productions., Pacem Productions.
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This program features the testimony of top administrators of Soviet policy, as well as KGB agents and military leaders, who reveal the Kremlin's hand in Cuba and Vietnam-the two most explosive crises of the Cold War. This episode includes rare home movies from the Krushchev family personal archives, and new insights into controversial events like the Cuban Missle Crisis. 1 videocassette (54 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, E.G. Marshall Producers Eugene B. Shirley, Jr., Teresa Cherfas
Topics: messengers from moscow (television program), Diplomatic relations, Politics and government, Soviet...
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Feb 2, 2021 Daniel Wolf, Eugene B Shirley, E G Marshall 1914-1998., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), Barraclough Carey Productions., Pacem Productions.
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Leading officials in Moscow and Beijing recount, for the first time on camera, how the dream of a growing communist power bloc uniting the Soviet Union and China turned into Moscow's biggest nightmare. This program offers new evidence that points to Stalin as the key to the outbreak of the Korean War - part of his strategy to keep communist China in line. 1 videocassette (54 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, E.G. Marshall Producer, Eugene B. Shirley, Jr
Topics: messengers from moscow (television program), Diplomatic relations, Politics and government, Soviet...
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Jan 31, 2021 Robert Redford, National Audubon Society., PBS Video.
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Examines how the endangered California condor can be saved. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in Examines how the endangered California condor can be saved "NTAS101." Hosted by Robert Redford Photographed by Wolfgang Obst; edited by Clifford Hoelscher; music, Tom Salisbury
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Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Condors
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Jan 31, 2021 National Geographic Society (U.S.), WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.), Alexander Scourby
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A look into the lives of the intrepid Portuguese fishermen who reap their harvest of the sea in flat-bottomed dories, pitting their frail partnership against the unrelenting fury of the Arctic Sea. 1 videocassette (59 min.) : 1/2 in Alexander Scourby Producers, George Sluizer, David Seltzer ; director, George Sluizer ; writer, David Seltzer ; music, Lyn Murray ; executive producers, Dennis B. Kane, Thomas Skinner Broadcast as a National Geographic special on PBS. Off-air taping rights secured...
Topics: national geographic specials (television program), Fishers -- Portugal, Fishers, Portugal
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Jan 31, 2021 Sue Williams, Christina von Braun, Tom Weidlinger, Gene Galusha, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), LMK-Images., Institut national de l'audiovisuel (France)
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A portrait in three parts of Charles de Gaulle, the French military officer, politician, statesman and chronicler of history. Combines rare archival footage and interviews with people whose lives intersected his. 2 videocassettes (180 min.) : 1/2 in General Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired Issued as VHS 1/2 in Cassette 1. Hour one. A vision of France -- Hour two. Return of the general -- Cassette 2. Hour three. Challenging the world Gene Galusha VHS Directors, Sue Williams, Christina...
Topics: France, Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970, Politics and government, France -- Politics and government...
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Jan 26, 2021 Daniel Wolf, Eugene B Shirley, E G Marshall 1914-1998., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), Barraclough Carey Productions., Pacem Productions.
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Recounts the story of Stalin's attempt to take control of Germany and Western Europe in the aftermath of World War II. Soviet agents and communist officials tell of their efforts to seize political power in the war-torn European states, a goal frustrated by Western resolve and Stalin's own ruthless methods. 1 videocassette (53 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, E.G. Marshall Producer, Eugene B. Shirley, Jr
Topics: messengers from moscow (television program), Diplomatic relations, Politics and government, Soviet...
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Jan 25, 2021 James Grifo, Peter Williams TV International., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), WGBH Educational Foundation.
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In-depth look at the scientific breakthroughs in reproductive science, their impact on human lives, and the doctors and biologists on the leading edge. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in Closed-captioned James Grifo, et al VHS Narrator: David Ogden Stiers
Topics: nova (television program), Human reproductive technology, Fertilization in vitro, Human,...
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Jan 24, 2021 James Randi, Carl Charlson, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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James Randi, magician and author, investigates the world of paranormal psychology with earthly results. Psychic Uri Geller, faith healer Peter Popoff, astrology, palm reading, and Russian psychics are critically examined. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Director of photography, Thomas Hurwitz ; editor, Joel Olicker ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz, Verite Music Originally shown on television as a segment of the television series Nova in 1993 James Randi investigates psychic claims ; original...
Topics: nova (television program), Geller, Uri, 1946-, Randi, James, Popoff, Peter, Parapsychology,...
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Jan 23, 2021 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Home Video.
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Featuring newly discovered archival sources from Russia, civil defense films, and recently declassified military footage, Race for the Superbomb tells the story of a world at the brink of destruction. 1 videocassette (115 min.) : 1/2 in "American experience." VHS format Closed captioned for the hearing impaired Narrator : David Ogden Stiers Editor, Peter Rhodes ; music, Michael Whalen
Topics: american experience (television program), Hydrogen bomb
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Jan 21, 2021 Andrei Nekrasov, Stephen Mellor, Edward Roberts, Julian Glover 1935-, Diana Quick, Valeriĭ Gergiev 1953-, Yulian Zhurin, Anna Samkhina, Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- ). Orkestr., Films for the Humanities (Firm), Document Television (Firm), British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
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This revealing and evocative drama-documentary was commissioned from the young and highly regarded Russian film maker Andrei Nekrasov. He uses a cast of fine Russian actors, together with archive film clips and Prokofiev's own writings, to tell the story of the composer's life and career in Russia and the West. Filmed entirely in Russia in early 1991, the film incorporates performances of a wide range of the maestro's music. 1 videocassette (approximately 92 min.) : 1/2 in Dramatized...
Topics: Soviet Union, Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 -- Drama, Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953, Composers --...
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Jan 17, 2021 Network Features Incorporated., University of North Carolina Television Network., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Examines the dubious role of a paid police informer called Ed Dawson in events leading up to the Greensboro Massacre in 1979, during which a party of Ku Klux Klansmen and American Nazis shot and killed five communist demonstrators. 1 videocassette (55 min.) : 1/2 in Prepared for the television program entitled: Frontline VHS Intended audience: Adults Issued also as motion picture
Topics: frontline (television program), Dawson, Ed, Communist Workers Party (U.S.), National Socialist...
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Jan 15, 2021 Jessica Savitch, Steve Weissman, Ian Morrison, WGBH Educational Foundation.
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Tries to pierce the debate on the explosive issue of handgun control. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 3/4 in Frontline with Jessica Savitch A production of Carlyle Films for Frontline Written by Steve Weissman
Topics: frontline (television program), Shotguns -- United States, Pistol shooting, Violence -- United...
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Jan 15, 2021 Jessica Savitch, Edwin Lynch, Washington Media Associates., WGBH Educational Foundation., Documentary Consortium., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Frontline investigates the power of the Pentagon as a business and economic force in the domestic economy. Politicians find themselves chasing Pentagon dollars for the jobs those dollars create in their districts; scientists and universities find themselves dependent on the military if they want to do research in many high-tech areas 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 3/4 in U-matic With Jessica Savitch Originally aired on Feb. 21, 1983 Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television...
Topics: frontline (television program), Military-industrial complex -- United States, Defense contracts --...
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Jan 15, 2021 John David Rabinovitch, Jessica Savitch, Marsha Karr, Vic Lee, WGBH Educational Foundation., Documentary Consortium., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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For thirty-four years, those who fled to Taiwan in the wake of the Communist victory have had only their memories and fantasies of mainland China. Now they want to know much more, and a political struggle is underway to determine how Taiwan will relate to the mainland 1 videocassette (59 min.) : 3/4 in U-matic With Jessica Savitch ; additional narrators, Marsha Karr, Vic Lee Originally aired on February 7, 1983 Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program Frontline in...
Topics: frontline (television program), Chinese reunification question, 1949-, International relations,...
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Jan 15, 2021 Héctor Galán, Jessica Savitch, Charlie Cobb, WGBH Educational Foundation., Documentary Consortium., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Frontline correspondent Charles Cobb journeys to a Washington, DC that tourists rarely see. The nation's capital, seventy-five percent black, faces widespread poverty, [despite being] run by some of the civil-rights movement's most effective and militant organizers, including Mayor Marion Barry 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 3/4 in U-matic With Jessica Savitch ; written and reported by Charlie Cobb Originally aired on Jan. 31, 1983 Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television...
Topics: frontline (television program), Barry, Marion, 1936-2014, Urban policy -- District of Columbia,...
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Jan 11, 2021 Ted Danson 1947-, National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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An examination of the growing dangers of toxic waste and ocean degradation along U.S. coastal waters. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in. + VHS Narrator: Ted Danson Originally broadcast as a National Audubon Society special Executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer ; producer, David Clark
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Marine pollution, Environmental protection...
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Jan 11, 2021 Paul Newman 1925-2008., National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Presents the controversies currently surrounding the logging of old growth timber in the Pacific Northwest, especially in Oregon. Topics include: the conflict between job preservation and environmental conservation, the special characteristics of ancient forests, the importance of the spotted owl. 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in "NTAS503"--Container Closed captioned for the hearing impaired Photography, James Lipscomb [and others] ; editor, Victor Kanefsky ; music, Paul...
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects,...
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Jan 11, 2021 Howard Hall 1949-, Stan Waterman, Peter Benchley, National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Presents a study of sharks with emphasis on the fact that only a few of the many species of shark are dangerous to man. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Editor, Stan Waterman; narrator, Peter Benchley; music, Al Schackman, Laird Jackson; executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer Originally broadcast as a National Audubon special Hosted by Peter Benchley
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Sharks, Films for the hearing impaired
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Jan 10, 2021 National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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This is the story of the yearly coming of the cranes to the Platte River and the problems caused by the river's drastically reduced flow. The program explores the possibility of saving the river for the birds 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Closed captioned for the hearing-impaired Narrated by Leonard Nimoy
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Films for the hearing impaired, Sandhill...
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Jan 10, 2021 Richard Crenna 1927-2003., National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Focuses on the wood stork, now an endangered species, which has depended on the Everglades as a source of food, water and shelter. The decrease in the wood stork population represents not only the demise of the species, but also the failure of an entire ecosystem. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer ; producers, Wolfgang and Sharon Obst ; photographed by Wolfgang Obst ; narration written by John G. Mitchell ; edited by Beth Spiegel ; music by Robert...
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Wood stork, Endangered species -- Florida...
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Jan 10, 2021 National Audubon Society, Robert Redford, Vestron Video
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Today fewer than 1,000 grizzlies live in the Rocky Mountain states in an area where once lived 100,000. This video investigates the fragile coexistance of man and bear, and possible solutions to the problem of the preservation of this endangered species 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format "5348." Videocassette release of a National Audubon Society Special originally produced for television in 1988 Robert Redford Executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer ; producers, Franz...
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Bears, Grizzly bear
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Jan 10, 2021 Larry Engel (Producer) (Director), Thomas Lucas (Television producer and director) (Producer) (Director), Loretta Swit (Narrator), National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Explores work being done by conservationists to save the habitat and future of the Florida panther and the African cheetah. Examines the issues facing the survival of the breeds including genetic variation, human overpopulation and interference, and poor natural resource management. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in. + VHS Executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer ; editor, Sam Pollard ; camera, Dyanna Taylor ; music, Susan King ; narrator, Loretta Swit Print materials on container have 1991...
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Florida panther, Cheetah, Endangered...
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Jan 10, 2021 Leslie Reinherz, Graham Chedd, National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Describes alternative methods farmers are using to raise crops with reduced or no use of chemicals while maintaining the productivity of the soil, providing habitat for wildlife, and reducing human exposure to toxic substances 1 videocassette (57 min.) : 1/2 in. + VHS "Print materials copyright PBS 1991"--Container Teacher's guide has 1988 copyright Photographers, Robin Doty [and others] ; editor, Peter Rhodes ; narrator, Dennis Weaver
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Organic farming, Agricultural ecology,...
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Jan 10, 2021 John Heard 1946-2017., Turner Broadcasting System., National Audubon Society., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Examines the dangers facing migrating waterfowl in North America. Tells about the work of conservationists and scientists to save our ducks and marshlands from drought, agricultural expansion, and man. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in Originally shown on television in 1987 John Heard "NTAS202." Produced by Pamela Hogan and Philip Burton
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Waterfowl management -- North America,...
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Jan 10, 2021 Loretta Swit, Ray Paunovich, National Audubon Society., Turner Broadcasting System., WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Video.
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Documents scientific observations and experiments concerning the black-footed ferret, a species once thought to be extinct 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Executive producer, Christopher N. Palmer ; produced, filmed and edited by Ray Paunovich ; narration written by Greg Hood ; narrated by Loretta Swit Loretta Swit
Topics: national audubon society specials (television program), Black-footed ferret, Prairie animals --...
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Jan 5, 2021 Burke, James, 1936-
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The mysteries of the brain and nervous system are explored by Burke and experts in brain research. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in PBS aired March, 1982
Topics: neurology, Brain
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Jan 5, 2021 Georgia-Pacific Corporation
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An account of the current state of knowledge in the field of air quality/forest health 1 videocassette (27 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format
Topics: air quality, Forest ecology, Air quality
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Jan 5, 2021 Krystyna Woliakowski, State of Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.
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A community approach to protecting Oregon's coastal waters 1 videocassette (18 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format
Topics: ecology, Coastal ecology, Salt marsh ecology
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Jan 5, 2021 University of the State of New York. Center for Learning Technologies.
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An attempt to reconstruct the history of the Mayan Civilization on the Yucatan Peninsula, utilizing a combination of : artifacts; a study of present Mayans -- many of whom continue to live, in certain respects, as their ancestors did -- and Mayan ruins, some of which are still hidden in the jungles. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in Ricardo Montalban
Topics: maya, Mayas -- History, Mayas -- Civilization, Mayas -- Antiquities, Mayas, Yucatán Peninsula --...
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Jan 5, 2021 Walter Berlet, Myrna Berlet, Allen J King, Berlet Films.
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Portrays the unique behavior of the grebes and stresses the importance of conserving marshes for wildlife whose existence depends upon wetlands. 1 videocassette (20 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Issued also as a motion picture Narrated by Jimmy Launce ; photographed by Walter & Myrna Berlet, Allen J. King
Topics: grebes, Grebes, Birds -- Conservation -- United States, Birds -- Conservation, United States
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Jan 5, 2021 KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.), PBS Video.
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Examines emerging technologies that will allow parents to detect the gender of their children. Raises questions about making this choice, and if so, what this will mean to the children and our society. 1 videocassette (59 min.) : Title from data sheet Willard Gaylin Originally broadcast on PBS Intended audience: Adults Issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in
Topics: hard choices (television program), Sex preselection, Sex preselection -- Social aspects
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Jan 5, 2021 WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), PBS Home Video.
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The film documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool and how the sport has operated as both bridge and barrier between the two lands. It features interviews with current and former baseball players in both countries, media commentators and baseball historians in both countries. 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : 1/2 in Closed captioned for the hearing impaired Produced by Aaron Woolf & Rudolph Callegari ; director, Aaron Woolf ; co-producer, Nancy Roth VHS
Topics: baseball, Baseball -- United States, Baseball -- Cuba, Films for the hearing impaired, Baseball,...
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Jan 5, 2021 Neil Docherty (Production personnel) (Director), David Carnochan, Lynden McIntyre, WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video.
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Reveals the disturbing links between professional sports and international organized crime. Through interviews with FBI agents and police, this film raises serious issues about the level of influence and extortion against professional athletes in North America by the underworld of organized crime. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program: Frontline Editor, David Carnochan ; correspondent, Lynden McIntyre
Topics: frontline (television program), Mafia -- United States, Professional sports -- Corrupt practices --...
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Jan 5, 2021 Michael Chandler, Cam Bay Productions., WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video.
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Frontline examines the debate over fairness in college admissions in a program that looks at how the rise of the American meritocracy has created a national obsession with test scores and a multimillion-dollar test-prep industry. With legal challenges fo affirmative action spreading across the country, Frontline investigates the impact of standardized tests on racial diversity on college campuses. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired Editor,...
Topics: frontline (television program), College entrance achievement tests -- United States, Educational...
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Jan 5, 2021 Michael Kirk, Peter J Boyer, Rick Young, Richard C Holbrooke, Leighton J Smith, PBS Video., Kirk Documentary Group.
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Explores the bitter divide between military and civilian attitudes of what, where, when, and why America employs military force. Correspondent Peter J. Boyer discovers an unprecedented divide between what American diplomats want and what the military is prepared to deliver. From opposite vantage points, Leighton "Snuffy" Smith and Richard Holbrooke discuss the long-lasting shadow that Vietnam has cast over subsequent use of military intervention 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS...
Topics: frontline (television program), Civil-military relations -- United States, Civil supremacy over the...
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Jan 5, 2021 Antony Thomas 1940-, WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Frontline examines how the diet industry is contributing to our frustration over unwanted pounds and asks if one can be healthy, fit, beautiful - and fat 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Written, produced and directed by Antony Thomas ; narrated by Antony Thomas ; co-producer, Carleen Ling-An-Hsu; editors, Barry Reynolds, McDonald Brown; director of photography, Jonathan Partridge Narrated by Antony Thomas
Topics: frontline (television program), Obesity, Diet in disease
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Jan 5, 2021 Pippa Scott 1935-, David Ogden Stiers, Kevin Sim, Paul Otter, Graham Shrimpton, PBS Video.
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Examines the dramatic hunt for Radovan Karadzic, the notorious Bosnian Serb leader indicted for atrocities by the War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague, but still at large in the former Yugoslavia. 1 videocassette (87 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Title from cassette label Duration on label 60 min; duration on container: 90 min "FROL-675." Camera, Paul Otter [and others] ; editor, Grahan Shrimmpton ; narrator, David Ogden Stiers "A Frontline coproduction with Linden Productions and Chamleon...
Topics: frontline (television program), Karadžić, Radovan V., 1945-, War criminals -- Bosnia and...
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Jan 5, 2021 Peter J Boyer, Michael Kirk, Kirk Documentary Group., WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video.
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Shows how independent counsels work by tracing sitting independent counsel Donald Smaltz's investigation of former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. Using interviews with Smaltz and other key participants, it shows how the investigation proceeded and opened up related matters, and the counsel's encounters with federal powers. Talks about the issue of whether the twenty-year-old institution of independent counsel should continue. 1 videocassette (55 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Correspondent, Peter J....
Topics: frontline (television program), Smaltz, Donald C, Espy, Mike, 1953-, Tyson (Firm), United States....
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Jan 5, 2021 Rachel Dretzin Goodman, Micah Fink, 10/20 Productions., PBS Video.
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Explore the clash between medicine and money in the changing world of American healthcare. The viewer is taken inside one of the most successful, and most aggressive, HMOs to study the effects of its profit-driven philosophy on patient care. Managed care has brought health care costs under control, but at what cost to consumers? 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in Originally broadcast as an episode of Frontline Written, produced, and directed by Rachel Dretzin Narrator: Will Lyman VHS
Topics: frontline (television program), Managed care plans (Medical care) -- United States, Health care...
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Jan 4, 2021 Marian Marzynski, MARZ Associates., WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video.
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Frontline producer Marian Marzynski takes viewers on a personal journey into America's way of growing old. As the baby boom generation anticipates old age, Marzynski settles into the life of Miami Beach's condo complexes, investigating the retirees' struggle to leave behind their old lives and find new meaning and joy in life's final chapter. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Correspondent, Marian Marzynski Photography, Slawomir Grunberg ; sound, Jason Longo ; senior researcher, Miri...
Topics: frontline (television program), Retirement -- United States, Retirees -- United States --...
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Jan 4, 2021 Neil Docherty, Renata Simone, Linden MacIntyre, Robert Dalva, Steve Audette, John Griffin, Colin Allison, Bill McMillan, Mason Daring, Martin Brody 1949-, PBS Video.
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Examines the money, power, and politics of the captive marine mammal industry through the story of Keiko, the killer whale star of Hollywood's Free Willy. The film traces Keiko's fourteen years in captivity, examines the capture, transport, and treatment of marine mammals, and explores the human understanding of and relationship with these large creatures. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in Originally broadcast as an episode of Frontline Closed captioning for the hearing impaired...
Topics: frontline (television program), Whales, Captive marine mammals, Films for the hearing impaired
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Jan 4, 2021 Rachel Dretzin Goodman, Ned Bastille, Joseph Nocera, Michael Sullivan (James Michael), David Fanning, Ofra Bikel Productions., WGBH Educational Foundation., Documentary Consortium., PBS Video.
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Traces the history of the involvement of Americans in the stock market for the last fourteen years. Emphasizes the explosion in participation in mutual funds, and the expectation that the market will always provide large profits. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Correspondent, Joseph Nocera ; camera, Gregory Andracke, Bob Elfstrom ; editor, Ned Bastille ; composer, Jon Ehrlich ; executive producer, Michael Sullivan ; senior executive producer, David Fanning Originally produced for...
Topics: frontline (television program), Stock exchanges -- United States -- History, Mutual funds -- United...
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Jan 3, 2021 Jessica Savitch, WGBH Educational Foundation
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Before President Reagan introduced Star Wars, Frontline examined how in the previous 25 years the US and the Soviet Union had gone from designing satellites to designing weapons to blast them out of the sky. The superpowers were converting space from an arena for communications, to a concept of space as ‘high ground,’ the battle area to control.
Topic: frontline (television program)
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Jan 1, 2021 Andrew Williams, Peter Taylor 1942-, BBC News., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video.
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Tells the story of the Irish Republican Army and its political wing Sinn Fein, including America's role in this struggle with Britain. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Documentary Camera, David Barker; editor, Bob Hayward; narrator, Will Lyman, music, David Ferguson Originally produced for television broadcast on PBS as an segment of Frontline Narrator, Will Lyman
Topics: frontline (television program), Irish Republican Army, Sinn Fein, Documentary films, Films for the...
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Jan 1, 2021 Will Lyman, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Video.
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Explores the extraordinary life and mysterious disappearance of Fred Cuny, a passionate humanitarian and global trouble shooter. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, Harrison Ford Originally produced for public television broadcast on the PBS television program : Frontline
Topics: frontline (television program), Cuny, Frederick C. -- Career in diplomacy, Cuny, Frederick C, Peace...
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Dec 31, 2020 Christopher Olgiati, Edward Fagan, British Broadcasting Corporation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), Schweizer Fernsehen DRS., NCP Israel., PBS Video.
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Examines Switzerland's role in supporting Nazi Germany and the events that allowed Swiss border police to turn fleeing Jews away, into the hands of the Gestapo. Also addresses the Swiss response as they confront Holocaust survivors seeking reparations. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in General public VHS Narrator, Will Lyman ; camera, Matthias Kälin, Milivoj Ivkovic, Jeremy Pollard ; film editor, Malcolm Daniel Originally broadcast as an episode of Frontline on June 17, 1997 Narrator, Will...
Topics: frontline (television program), World Jewish Congress, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) --...
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Dec 31, 2020 Martin Koughan, Documentary Consortium., Mother Jones Television., PBS Video.
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Examines how America's gaming industry has gone legit and the evolution of its political influence, as well as the growth of Native American gaming. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Reporter, Martin Koughan The June 10, 1997 segment of the television program Frontline Director/producer, Martin Koughan ; director of photography, Howard Shack ; researcher, Britt Aageson, music composer, Rex Taylor Smith
Topics: frontline (television program), Gambling -- United States, Gambling -- Political aspects -- United...
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Dec 31, 2020 Michael Chandler, Doug Hamilton, Consortium of Public Television Stations., WGBH Educational Foundation., Center for Investigative Reporting (U.S.), PBS Video.
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Examines the handgun market in the U.S., including a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms investigation into the black market sale of stolen guns. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : 1/2 in "A Frontline coproduction with the Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc." Originally broadcast June 3, 1997 as an episode of Frontline "FROL-516"--Container Additional information available on World Wide Web at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/guns Edited by Michael Chandler;...
Topics: frontline (television program), United States. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Black...
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Dec 31, 2020 Ofra Bikel, Will Lyman, Ofra Bikel Productions., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Video.
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Revisit the defendants in the third episode of the Little Rascals Day Care sexual abuse case-- in which more than 30 people were accused and seven indicted on hundreds of abuse charges emerging from a daycare center in Edenton, North Carolina. Explore the serious questions about the validity of the testimony and the fairness of the trials which resulted in 12 life sentences for Little Rascals owner Bob Kelly and one life sentence for daycare worker Dawn Wilson, and wonder why, today, all...
Topics: frontline (television program), Child sexual abuse -- North Carolina -- Edenton, Child sexual abuse...
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Dec 31, 2020 Virginia Storring, John Zaritsky, Robert Boudreaux, PBS Video.
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Examines the case of a six-year-old in California who savagely beat a 1-month-old baby in 1996. Looks back at a 1971 case, also in California, in which two boys murdered a playmate. Explores the problem of violent crime in ever-younger children. 1 videocassette (57 min.) : 1/2 in VHS Narrator, Robert Boudreaux Originally broadcast May 13, 1997, on the PBS television program: Frontline Director/writer, John Zaritsky ; producer, Virginia Storring
Topics: frontline (television program), Juvenile delinquency -- California -- Case studies, Juvenile...
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Dec 31, 2020 William Cran, Ben Loeterman, Will Lyman, Documentary Consortium., WGBH Educational Foundation.
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An investigative team of more than a dozen reporters and expert consultants spent more than a year re-examining Oswald's entire life and sifting through the psychological, political, and forensic evidence of his role in the assassination of JFK. This is the most comprehensive investigative biography of the man at the center of the political crime of the century. Includes the very latest released KGB, CIA, and FBI confidential reports, and archival film footage of the murders. Aired November...
Topics: frontline (television program), Oswald, Lee Harvey, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963...
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Dec 31, 2020 William Cran, PBS Video.
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Documentary on Hoover's 'secret life' 1 videocassette (57 min.) : 1/2 in VHS "FROL-111"--Container Director, William Cran ; producers, Stephanie Tepper, Ben Loeterman, William Cran
Topics: frontline (television program), Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972, United States. Federal...
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Dec 31, 2020 Michael Boystun, Washington (State). Department of Ecology., Bill Nye
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Film about wetlands for the Washington State Department of Ecology 1 videocassette (7 min.) : 1/2 in Photography/editor Michael Boydstun Host Bill Nye
Topics: wetlands, Wetlands, Wetland ecology
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Dec 31, 2020 Charlie Hauck, Jack Kuney, John Boni, Thomas Skinner 1934-, WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.), PBS Video, Carol Burnett
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Helps create an understanding of the problems of alcoholism. Provides advice on dealing with alcoholism programs, and explores the services of the Al-Anon organization for the families of alcoholics who refuse help. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : 1/2 in Carol Burnett, Larry Blyden, Joe Bologna, Reneé Taylor, Ron Carey, Morgan Freeman, Linda Hopkins, E.G. Marshall Camera, Bill Moore [and others] ; cinematography, David Stanton ; art director, Michael Feldman ; musical director, Tom Pierson...
Topics: alcoholism, Alcoholism, Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- United States, Alcoholics --...
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Dec 31, 2020 Michael Andrews, Anthony Nigel, British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
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Traces the formation and development of the European community--and westerns civilization as we know it today 7 videocassettes (approximately 385 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Nigel Anthony "A BBC production in association with Arts & Entertainment Network, Coronet/MCI Films & Video, the Seven Network"--End credits Accompanied by discussion guides containing synopses, learning objectives, vocabulary and discussion questions [Pt. 1] Out of the ice -- [pt. 2] Colliding continents...
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Topics: the birth of europe (television program), Civilization, Western -- History, Civilization,...
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Dec 31, 2020 Richard Anderson, David S Woodward, WYES-TV (Television station : New Orleans, La.), PBS Video.
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Discusses trends in the cost of health care delivery, including the precarious status of Medicare and Medicaid and the controversial 1983 legislation that restructures payment mechanisms for these programs. 1 videocassette (VHS-Standard play) (59 min.) : 1/2 in Photographer, Mark Moore ; videotape editor, Julius Evans ; graphics, Mark Larsen Broadcast over PBS Issued also as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in Richard Anderson
Topics: health insurance, Medical care, Cost of -- United States, Medical care -- Cost control, Medical...
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Dec 30, 2020 Enterprise Media Inc., WPBT-TV (Television station : Miami, Fla.), Reuters Limited.
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NBR New York Bureau Chief Scott Gurvey explores the ways to use your pc to increase your personal investing skills. Includes checklist to use before selecting an online broker. 1 videocassette (40 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Title from cassette "NBR 013"--Container Nightly Business Report Scott Gurvey
Topics: nightly business report (television program), Investments -- Computer network resources, Internet,...
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Dec 28, 2020 Andrew L Young, Leapin Lemur Productions
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Focusing on the rich and complex ecosystem of the lowland tropical rain forest of Peru, this film presents examples of the jungle's million species. Preservation of this lush area will affect the entire world, for the Amazon's crucial global climate control could be lost due to deforestation. 1 videocassette (23 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Videocassette release of the 1984 film A gift from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Producer, Andrew L. Young ; field coordination, Russ...
Topics: ecology, Ecology -- Amazon River Region, Ecology, Amazon River Region
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Dec 26, 2020 Tom Bower, Jessica Savitch, Jeremy Paxman 1950-, Margaret Jay, WGBH Educational Foundation., Documentary Consortium., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Klaus Barbie, a hated Nazi war criminal, was returned to France in 1983 to face justice. But some Frenchmen were worried that he would reveal embarrassing evidence about French collaboration, and some Americans feared that he would talk about his postwar work for U.S. intelligence agencies 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in With Jessica Savitch ; reporters, Jeremy Paxman, Margaret Jay Originally aired on July 18, 1983 Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program...
Topics: frontline (television program), Barbie, Klaus, 1913-1991 -- Trials, litigation, etc, Barbie, Klaus,...
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Dec 24, 2020 Michael Kirk, Martin Smith (Martin E.), Bill D Moyers, Douglas Fife, Christine Moss Helms, Bernard E Trainor 1928-2018., C T Vivian, Kirk Documentary Group., WGBH Educational Foundation., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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As the threat of war in the Gulf grows, a middle-sized American city grapples with the reason hundreds of thousands of US troops are being sent to Saudi Arabia. As one of the country's embarkation points for US troops and equipment, Springfield, Massachusetts has a special connection to the deployment. A student, a protester, a soldier, and a family join correspondent Bill Moyers and others in a special town meeting to discuss their hopes and fears 1 videocassette (57 min.) : 1/2 in VHS...
Topics: frontline (television program), Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Public opinion, Persian Gulf War, 1991 --...
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Dec 22, 2020 Cassie Seifert, NBR Enterprises., WPBT-TV (Television station : Miami, Fla.)
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This program includes advice on getting started in investing, how to find an advisor; financial considerations for divorced women; women's special needs in preparing for retirement. 1 videocassette (38 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format Cassie Seifert At head of title Nightly business report's Produced and written by Cassie Seifert ; directed by Howard Grossman
Topics: nightly business report (television program), Finance, Personal, Investments, Women consumers